About Liver Disorders: Facts and Information

One of the largest organs in the human body, and certainly one of the most important, the liver performs over five hundred functions vital to survival and good health. It stores vitamins, sugars and fats. It builds, regulates and maintains necessary body chemicals, and it removes waste products from the blood.

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About Crohn’s Disease: Its Diagnosis And Treatment

Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in which areas of the intestinal tract become inflamed causing sloughing and, in some instances, ulcers. While many other IBDs cause inflammation of the intestinal lining, Crohn’s affects all layers of the intestine, not just the surface.

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Symptoms And Treatments For Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease causes severe inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. It most often affects the small intestine, but can strike any area of the GI tract, from the mouth to the anus. In addition to the pain caused by inflammation, it can cause diarrhea, stomach ulcers, malnutrition and other complications like anemia.

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